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A cricketer had a certain average of runs for his 64 innings. In his 65th innings, he is bowled out for no score on his part. This brings down his average by 2 runs. His new average of runs is :

  1. A. 130
  2. B. 128
  3. C. 70
  4. D. 68

Answer: Option B

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Solution(By ExamCraze Team)

Let the average of runs for his 64 innings = x
∴ According to the question,
$$frac{64x + 0}{65}$$   = x - 2
64x = 65x - 130
x = 130
∴ His new average is = 130 - 2 = 128

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